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Medical Research

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  • Child protection agencies missed signs of abuse in Ahziya Osceola case, state says

    Child protection agencies missed signs of abuse in Ahziya Osceola case, state says
    After Karen Cypress was accused of child neglect in January 2014, her son Ahziya Drew Osceola was placed in the care of his father, Nelson Osceola. But the justice and child protection systems appeared to be so concerned with making sure Cypress could...
  • Women's use of talc powder may be tied to ovarian cancer

    LOS ANGELES Deane Berg's doctor called her in the day after Christmas 2006 to give her the crushing news. She'd had her ovaries removed, the pathology results were back, and the information could not have been much worse. Berg had stage III ovarian...
  • Colorado theater gunman's stoic behavior at heart of trial

    The courtroom where the Colorado theater shooting trial is unfolding is awash with emotion as survivors recount the horrors of dodging gunfire and stumbling over loved ones' bodies as they fled. But the man tethered to the floor at the defense table...
  • B. Braun executive urges repeal of medical device tax

    B. Braun executive urges repeal of medical device tax
    — An executive from B. Braun Medical Inc. in Bethlehem urged federal lawmakers to undo a tax on medical devices that has cost the company $33 million since it was enacted, requiring across-the-board cutbacks. In order to pay that tax bill —...
  • bc-health-cpr

    You need only two things to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation and possibly save a life: a willingness to press hard on someone's chest and familiarity with the Bee Gees' disco hit "Stayin' Alive." Yes, CPR has changed. The American Heart Association...
  • Benefits of HPV vaccine can be seen in high school girls, study says

    Benefits of HPV vaccine can be seen in high school girls, study says
    Years before the HPV vaccine prevents women from getting cervical cancer, it protects them against genital warts and cervical dysplasia, new research suggests. A study of more than 260,000 teen girls in Ontario, Canada, finds that those who received all...
  • FDA aims to dispel 'myth of the medication-free pregnancy'

    FDA aims to dispel 'myth of the medication-free pregnancy'
    When Laura Wylie became pregnant for the second time, she confronted a vexing dilemma: Stay on the antidepressants that could have adverse effects on her developing baby or risk descending into a deep, black hole that left her feeling numb. "You can't...
  • Eye Tests Important To Long-Term Vision Health

    Eye Tests Important To Long-Term Vision Health
    Our eyes provide us with a window on the world, but that window gets a little foggy and fragile as we age. Close-up vision blurs, and cataracts lie ahead for many. Tear ducts function less well, and eyes can get dry and inflamed. Worse, macular...
  • Event in swimmer's honor has raised over $500,000 for cancer research

    Event in swimmer's honor has raised over $500,000 for cancer research
    Nearly a decade old, the Hour of Power is getting better with age. A local occurrence of the annual swimming fundraiser that generates money for cancer research at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital will take place at New...
  • Correction: Colorado Shooting-Mental Health story

    In a story April 23 about how Colorado's mental health support network has been strengthened since the Aurora theater shootings, The Associated Press reported erroneously the title for Carl Clark. He is the president and CEO of the Mental Health Center of...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Lessons on heart disease from the ancients

    Ancient Egyptians ate fish, birds, barley, dates, olives, beans, onions, cucumbers and food from domesticated cattle, sheep and goats. Peruvians of old caught fish, hunted birds, deer and guinea pigs, farmed corn, potatoes and beans and raised alpaca for...